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Format: 07-30-2015
Format: 07-30-2015
Like every generation before us, Americans are coming together to preserve a democracy of the people, by the people, and for the people. American democracy is premised on the consent of the governed...
July 24, 2015 | Policy Brief |
Demos
Thank you Chairman Wolf, Chairman Scibak, and Honorable Members of the Committee for this opportunity to present testimony. My name is Amy Traub and I am a senior policy analyst with Dēmos. Dēmos is...
July 22, 2015 | Testimony |
Good afternoon. My name is Catherine Ruetschlin and I am a Senior Policy Analyst at Demos, a public policy organization working to ensure that all Americans have an equal say in our democracy and an...
June 18, 2015 | Testimony |
This Settlement Agreement with the Secretary of the Commonwealth is 1 of 2 settlements executed on June 16, 2015. See here for accompanying settlement. Plaintiffs New England Area Conference of the...
June 16, 2015 | Litigation |
This Settlement Agreement with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and its Office of Medicaid is 1 of 2 settlements executed on June 16, 2015. See here for accompanying...
June 16, 2015 | Litigation |
Lisa Danetz
Seattle’s living wage law fulfills, rather than offends, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.2 The amendment’s legislative history reveals that “fair, living wages” for freedmen...
June 3, 2015 | Litigation |
Ronald Fein, Free Speech For People
This paper examines the differences in retail workers’ occupations, earnings, and schedules to reveal how employment in the retail industry fails to meet the needs of the Black and Latino workforce...
June 2, 2015 | Report |
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, NAACP
Today, taking out loans is the primary way individuals pay for college—a major shift in how our nation provides access to higher education. While concerns about the growth in college costs and...
May 19, 2015 | Report |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Wisconsinites,...
May 12, 2015 | Policy Brief |
In today’s competitive economy, nothing is more important than getting a college education. Yet college tuition costs in the U.S. have been increasing at a breakneck pace, making college unaffordable...
May 5, 2015 | Report |